The Skinny: Vancouver’s thrash/grindcore maniacs Life Against Death, recently released their eponymously titled latest album as a digital download and limited edition CD. Consisting of 9 tracks in a frantic 21 minute burst, the album is a face-melting brew of insanity. Enjoy the full album now via this album stream… then once you’re hooked, go and buy it!

A mainstay of the Vancouver music scene, the band draws great reactions from crowds whenever they play. Due to the aggressive yet addictive nature of their music, the band has been able to share the stage with bands as diverse as Cauldron and punk legends SNFU. Recommended for fans of Napalm Death, early Carcass, Landmine Marathon and Municipal Waste, Life Against Death’s ferocity will have you heading for the nearest mosh pit!


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